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by malunkyaputta
Thu May 17, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Is looking at pornography considered sexual misconduct?
Replies: 13
Views: 1214

Re: Is looking at pornography considered sexual misconduct?

My two cents: I assume that by looking at pornography you are also encouraging the porn industry, which is, as far as I know, exploiting young woman, using them, pushing them (though not intentionally) to substance-abuse like drugs and alcohol etc... so, yes, you got it right when you said that work...
by malunkyaputta
Tue Mar 27, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Clarification on Precepts
Replies: 7
Views: 772

Re: Clarification on Precepts

Hi, Just passing by and I thought I'd share the way I look at things - it may benefit someone reading...who knows... I'm not sure I agree with those who say that watching pirated content is not harmful or cause suffering to the original content owner. We cannot know for sure how will the "loss of pr...
by malunkyaputta
Thu Feb 22, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Is it okay to read buddhist text while i am using the toilet, having a smoke?
Replies: 45
Views: 2648

Re: Is it okay to read buddhist text while i am using the toilet, having a smoke?

Dear brother, I apologize - I did not mean to be judgmental or step on someone's toes. You are right - I assumed you were watching porn without really knowing for sure if you were - thanks for pointing that out :) As far as I know the Dhamma - it is not wise behavior to indulge the senses, since you...
by malunkyaputta
Thu Feb 22, 2018 10:03 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Is it okay to read buddhist text while i am using the toilet, having a smoke?
Replies: 45
Views: 2648

Re: Is it okay to read buddhist text while i am using the toilet, having a smoke?

No looking at porn with -- same as above .. also make sure no suttas are open while watching porn on laptop .. or there is no desktop wall paper of Buddha Hello my brother :) I personally believe that consuming porn is not in accord with keeping the 3rd precept (avoiding sexual/sensual misconduct) ...